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September 21, 2017

Kwame Nkrumah, Pan-Africanist and the first President of Ghana, was born in 1909 in what was then the Gold Coast (Ghana).

Today in Black America - August 14

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Today in Black History: Biologist and Howard University professor, Dr. Ernest Everett Just, a founder of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, was born in 1883.

The New York Times

National

Editorial: The Hate He Dares Not Speak Of


‘Evil Attack’ in Virginia Is Domestic Terrorism, Sessions Says

Charlottesville Victim Is Called ‘a Strong Woman’


White House Acts to Stem Fallout From Trump Remarks


Claiming ‘Moral Victory,’ Far Right Surges Into View


North Korea’s Missile Success Is Said to Be Linked to Ukraine

Despite Trump’s Support, Alabama Senator Struggles to a Primary Finish

New on This Fall’s Law School Syllabus: Trump

Suspect in Charlottesville Attack Had Displayed Troubling Behavior


Local


‘Czar of Infrastructure’ Embraces Role as Pillar for Port Authority


Cuomo Calls Manhattan Traffic Plan an Idea ‘Whose Time Has Come’

Pushing for a Commute That Would Rise Above the Rest


Comment on Race Reopens New York Democrats’ Split Over Schools


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Mass. cop on Facebook mocks protesters hit by car in Virginia: 'Hahahaha love this'


Rural hospitals teeter on edge of closing, cutting services in post-healthcare reform world


Diverse crowd drawn to peace rally on Cleveland's Public Square in aftermath of Charlottesville attack


Quentin McCorvey Sr. led transformation of Cleveland-Cuyahoga workforce board into effective body


The Star-Ledger


Man reportedly threatens to kill 'all the Americans in Penn Station,' cops say

Protesters gather in Bedminster in response to deadly Charlottesville rally (PHOTOS)

Q&A with former schools chief about Christie's legacy on charters

Fellow top brass back embattled chief as details of arrest investigation emerge


Philly.com

Two Eagles players call out Trump's response to Charlottesville violence


From selling drugs to teaching 4th graders: A Philly redemption story

Why Pa. sends too many Republicans to Washington - and why that could change

Chaput calls out 'obscenity' of white nationalism, seeks 'conversion' of racists


Family grieves for handicapped man killed by Philly cops


The Chicago Tribune

Hundreds march in Chicago to denounce white supremacist rally in Charlottesville


Glanton: Angry white men are fueling racial violence

Sheriff: 3 men, two from Aurora, shot dead at Wisconsin auto race


What's next on Illinois education funding issue

6 killed, 11 wounded in Chicago shootings


Father yells for children to take cover as he, another man shot dead on church steps


The Los Angeles Times

Merck CEO resigns from White House council to 'take a stand' — then Trump slams him


Hip-hop artist recalls his beating in Charlottesville: 'They were trying to kill me out there'

Congress starts work on net neutrality — but does it understand the issue?


California Republicans face backlash for backing climate change program

Despite California's strict new law, hundreds of schools still don't have enough vaccinated kids


The Detroit Free Press


Why were white nationalists using the Detroit Red Wings logo in Charlottesville?

Groups rally in Detroit, Ann Arbor after deadly Virginia protest

Henderson: What's the source for white anger on display in Charlottesville?

Ex-Michigan Congressman John Dingell's response to Charlottesville goes viral


The Washington Post


Teacher: Suspect charged in death at Va. protest was a Nazi sympathizer

Charlottesville hopes to wash away the stains of hate

Watch: Charlottesville counterprotesters shut down a white nationalist’s news conference

Sessions defends Trump’s response to Charlottesville, says violence meets standard for domestic terrorism

White supremacists have always been in Charlottesville

‘People will remember . . . what she died for’: Heather Heyer recalled as a person who stood up for others

State troopers killed in helicopter crash were well known to Va. governor

From tiki torches to hockey, Charlottesville compels brands to denounce their white supremacist patrons

Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest

What makes someone American? In 1898, the Supreme Court had to rule.


Here’s how many Americans have already died to defeat the Nazis and the Confederacy

In the wake of Charlottesville protests, a Kentucky mayor wants to remove Confederate statues


Perspective: The whys of increasing inequality: A graphical portrait


Teacher contract proposed in D.C. for the first time in five years


USA Today


Trouble in Trumpland: The president's core supporters begin to worry


No bail for Charlottesville car attack suspect James Fields





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